Our letters are not for your leash

I agree… Our letters are not for your leash!!!! Let us stand together. up, stand out, stand boldly, STAND PROUD!!! Advertisements

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Today my heart is heavy…

Michael Brown Protest

Life has been busy; thus it has been a while since I wrote a blog post.  But today I woke up with the need to share… Today my heart is heavy…  As I watched the reactions of people, those I

Posted in Injustice, Social Justice

Thoughts Transform: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

So this morning I read a thought piece about a meme (image for the less trendy) of a plus-sized woman that is circling social media. The article caused me to do some personal reflection; have I been one of those

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Thoughts Transform: setting a caged bird free!

Caged Bird Poem excerpt

Are you a caged bird without a cage? The other day I read a blog post that got me to thinking… transformative thinking.  It featured a sensational discussion of differing perspectives regarding an image on Instagram, a social media site. 

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Today’s Thanks: appreciating a Teacher’s tough love!

Praise the bridge that carried you over

I have long since learned that most people like, dare I say love, to be appreciated.  Sometimes a simple “thank you” will suffice while other times a bigger gesture is needed.  Today I put the fingers to the keys to

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Thoughts Transform: Let Your Faith Shine

Let your faith shine through!

Today, in the spirit of #ThoughtfulThursday, I bring you the first of many posts on thoughts that may transform your outlook or enjoyment of life. Last week Maya Angelou, one of my all time favorite activists and poets, was called

Posted in Faith, Inspiration and Motivation, Thoughts

Today’s Words of Wisdom: Word’s Matter…

Words

I have not posted for what feels like ages as my life has been non-stop chaos.  However, today there is a message in my spirit that I must share.  I receive daily inspirational words from a friend.  Today’s message on

Posted in Faith, Inspiration and Motivation

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“Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not words.” -Lifehack. — Creativity, civic action and service are a few of my passions and I got to lean in on them in this simple design via my passion project, @noelle_ivey for Protecting Our Vote Pac. Geeking out because this design was for an event with @vp44, @repjimclyburn, @repcedricrichmond and my soror @repmarciafudge. All thanks to my amazing soror, Adjoa Asamoah. —Voting and empowering others to vote is a lesson my late grandmother Geraldine Barnes worked tirelessly to impart on her community. I can’t help but feel that today she would be proud. #GraphicDesign #Gratitude #ProtectingOurVote #Proactivist
Rest In Power Queen Aretha @arethasings! Thanks for encouraging us all to give respect! #Legends #GOAT
Good Morning! You are more valuable than you know, even when those around you are dulling your shine. Here’s to a new day, new week to recognize your own value and keep on sailing light! ⛵️🛶🚣🏽‍♂️#MondayMotivation #QOTD #Faith #Faithspiration
Give what you can to get back that change! #motivation #Proactivist #ChangeAgent
New day, new week to try something new... Throwback to part of my very first @bingeop Peer Counselor Team with the new Interim Dean of Students, Randall! Such a phenomenal group of women now doing amazing things. Got me all in my feelings as today we launch our new @bingdei Graduate Program Assistant Training for our 2018-2019 team. #SApro #EOPworks #NewBeginnings #ForTheCulture #Bearcats4Life #throwback
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela. Using today to impart lessons to impact tomorrow, such a wonderful and powerful promise. @kingjames and @ipromiseschool inspires me. • • • • Read up on the new public school launched by the Lebron James Family Foundation, more initiatives like this can truly foster tangible positive opportunities that impact, empower and save lives.
Because #nationallipstickday. 💋💄😘 #throwback
So many ways to share a story, so many stories to share...
Always a spectacle... 👓
Ode to spending time with some of my favs at the @bueop Org Fair today. Love that so many recent grads came back to connect, mentor and show love. #SApro #ForTheCulture
Good morning! It’s a new moment, new day, new week to use your setbacks as stepping stones. I have faith that our present challenges are designed to make us individually and collectively better. Today, let’s focus our energy on creating and enacting solutions rather than laboring over the problem. What else can you do to push forward stronger? #RegisterToVote #Vote #Volunteer #Mentor #Coach #Teach #Conserve #Listen #BePresent #GiveLove #Donate #Canvass #UseYourVoice #Pray ••• #motivation #faith #solutionfocused
🎶She is love, and she is all I need.🎶 • Fill yourself up with so much self-love that you always remember you are more than enough. If they don’t have time when all you asked for is time, don’t waste your precious time nor love begging. #selflove #lifelessons #Parachute #selfie #silly #lovequotes
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